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Riverway Golf Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Riverway Golf Course

Join us for activities, free clinics, custom club fitting, demo days, fun for the whole family.  
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Rhododendron Festival

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Free admission 

Enjoy exhibitors, entertainment, guided nature tours, artisan wares and family activities. 

Burnaby Art Gallery
1:00 - 3:00 PM | By donation 

Join us for a brief guided tour of Edwardian-era Ceperley House starting every 30 minutes.

Ceremonial Tree Planting Event
10:15 AM | Free admission

As part of an important local tree planting initiative, Mayor Derek Corrigan will plant a ceremonial tree to usher in Canada’s milestone birthday and Burnaby’s 125th birthday at Burnaby City Hall Boulevard (Canada Way and Deer Lake Parkway).  

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Victoria Day 

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Burnaby Village Museum 

Join us for pomp, ceremony and fun, plus shop the Market Monday vendors.
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Environment Week 

May 27-June 11, 2017
Various times & locations 

Kick off Burnaby's Environment Week at City Hall on May 27 with Environment Festival and Farmers' Market. 
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Summer Sundays at Civic Square

July 9-August 27, 2017 (except Aug 6)
6:00 - 8:00 PM 
Civic Square Park (Located beside Bob Prittie Library - Metrotown Branch at Kingsborough and MacKay)

Bring a blanket and join us for a free outdoor concert in the park. 
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Symphony in the Park

Sunday, July 9, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Deer Lake Park | Free admission

A program of light classics and popular favourites presented by the VSO. Arrive early, bring a blanket and a picnic basket and settle for an evening of symphonic music in the park. 
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Giro di Burnaby

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Race starts at 6:00 PM

Along Hastings and surrounding streets

Check out this professional criterion cycling race held in Burnaby Heights neighbourhood. 
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BC Day Celebrations

Monday, August 7, 2017
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Burnaby Village Museum | Free admission, carousel rides $2.65

Come celebrate the holiday with us! Plus, it's another Market Monday. 
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Wesburn Family Picnic

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 PM

Wesburn Park | Free admission 

We're setting up activity stations, filling the wading pool and roasting hot dogs. Rain or shine!
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Wesburn Movie Night  

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
8:30 - 10:00 PM

Wesburn Park | Free admission 

Bring your own blanket and join us for a movie in the park. Rain or shine!
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Willingdon Community Fair

Wednesday, August 10, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 PM 
Willingdon Centre | Free admission 

Carnival games, raffles, barbecue, displays and live entertainment. Rain or shine!
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Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00 - 10:00 PM 
Deer Lake Park | ticketed event  

Join us for another family-friendly day filled with amazing music. 
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Labour Day Fair plus Market Monday

Monday, September 4, 2017 
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Burnaby Village Museum | Free admission  

Fun for the whole family. Join us for the last day of the summer season. 
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